Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves—slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future. Live the actual moment.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Even the Financial Times’ @lucykellaway says tea is the answer to everything.
You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.
Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.
Henry Fielding, “Love in Several Masques”
Epic super slow motion tea time with Alan Rickman (via @techland and @maxilyse)
A woman is like a tea bag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water
I always fear that creation will expire before teatime
Meanwhile, let us have a sip of tea. The afternoon glow is brightening the bamboos, the fountains are bubbling with delight, the soughing of the pines is heard in our kettle. Let us dream of evanescence, and linger in the beautiful foolishness of things.